July 28, 2014

CANBERRA, Australia – One of Australia’s largest steam locomotives has moved under its own steam for the first time in more than 30 years, thanks to a group of devoted railway preservation... Read more
SEPTA Michael T Burkhart
PHILADELPHIA – The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority board has approved a Five Year Strategic Business Plan for fiscal years 2015-19. The plan is designed to serve as a blu... Read more
PALESTINE, Texas – The Texas State Railroad will be launching a new signature dining experience on its Piney Woods Excursion Train, the Streamliner Diner beginning next Aug. 2 through Sept. 7. T... Read more
ASHEVILLE, N.C. — Watco has started operations of its new Blue Ridge Southern Railway in western North Carolina. The railroad operates a cluster of three lines near Asheville totaling 91.8 miles... Read more
NORTH CONWAY, N.H. – If you missed the chance to see one of Northern New England's few operating standard gauge steam engines before it goes down for its Federal Railroad Administration mandated... Read more
BNSF - Steve Schmollinger
DENVER – Operations are well underway at BNSF Railway’s new Big Lift automotive facility in suburban Littleton after opening last month. The facility has 2,200 parking bays for holding new... Read more
LAHAINA, Hawaii – The famous Lahaina, Kaanapali & Pacific tourist railroad on Maui will shut down on Aug. 1. Known as the “Sugar Cane Train” the railroad says it is closing ... Read more
OLYMPIA, Wash. – The Washington State Department of Transportation is now accepting applications for state funding for freight rail projects in the Evergreen State. The new program is designed t... Read more
ST. MARYS, Ga. – The St. Marys Railroad will host Lehigh Valley Coal Co. 0-6-0T No. 126 in October. The locomotive will pull trains Oct. 4-5 and 11-12. “This is a really big deal to g... Read more
RESTON, Va. – Washington Metrorail opened the first phase of its Silver Line Saturday, with five new stations and direct rail service between the Washington region’s two largest employment... Read more
WASHINGTON – This week the U.S. Senate will vote on a 10-month, $11 billion Highway Trust Fund “patch” which will extend the existing program until May 2014. Congress must take ... Read more
CN - Jeff Robertson
MONTREAL — Canadian National says that Canada's rail transportation system is ready to accommodate the new harvest with a solid throughput rate in line with the grain supply chain. The supply ch... Read more
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